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Network Contract Manager - Telecommute in CA - 931061

Cypress, CA 90630 Work Remotely
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    931061

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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It's a big step forward when you realize that you've earned the trust to lead a team. Now, let's determine just how big that step can be. Take on this managerial role with UnitedHealth Group and you'll be part of a team that's reshaping how provider networks evolve and how health care works better for millions. As a manager within our network contracting team, you'll guide the development and support of Provider Networks as well as unit cost management activities through financial and network pricing modeling, analysis, and reporting. As you do, you'll discover the impact you want and the resources, backing and opportunities that you'd expect from a Fortune 7 leader.

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If you are located in Southern California, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Manage unit cost budgets, target setting, performance reporting and associated financial models
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  • Guide development of geographically competitive, broad access, stable networks that achieve objectives for unit cost performance and trend management
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  • Evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company templates, reimbursement structure standards and other key process controls
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  • Ensure that network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties
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  • Provide explanations and information to others on difficult issues
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  • Coach, provide feedback and guide others
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Get ready for some significant challenge. This is an intense, fast-paced environment that can be demanding. In addition, there are some data challenges and unique problems that need to be solved related to gaps in the process.

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You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
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  • 3+ years of experience in a network management-related role, such as contracting or provider services
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  • 3+ years of experience in fee schedule development using actuarial models
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  • 3+ years of experience using financial models and analysis to negotiate rates with providers
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  • 3+ years of experience in performing network adequacy analysis
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  • Intermediate level of knowledge of claims processing systems and guidelines
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  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25%
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  • Resident in the state of CA and be willing/able to attend onsite Cypress meetings
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • In-depth knowledge of Medicare Resource Based Relative Value System (RBRVS)
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  • Experience with hospital, medical group and ancillary contracting
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Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans wherever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

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Job Keywords: Network Contract Manager, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work from Home, Remote, Cypress, CA, California

Posted: 2021-06-10 Expires: 2021-07-10

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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